Patient Experiences

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Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Arab Emirates
Patient O.X. lost an eye to a malignant tumor when she was only two years old. Years later and after much disappointment dealing with chemotherapy and ungainly vision prosthetics, she was discouraged and wondered if she would ever be able to realize her dream of becoming a filmmaker.
Ian H., 61, Australia
Ramsay Sime Darby Subang Jaya Medical Center, Malaysia
Visiting Malaysia in December of 2006, Ian experienced what he thought was indigestion brought on by his enthusiastic sampling of local curries and chilies. Aware of Sime Darby Medical Center Subang Jaya, he stopped by the hospital. Instead of an innocuous episode of indigestion, a heart problem was the underlying cause.
Debra M., New Zealand
KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital, Malaysia
In searching the Internet for alternatives to high-priced cosmetic surgeries at home, Debra located information directing her to KPJ's Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital (APSH) for cosmetic surgical procedures.
Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary
Brenda received the antibiotic tetracycline as a child, which in time resulted in a yellow tint on her teeth. She dreamed of an attractive smile, but the costs of having her teeth capped in the US were too high for her budget.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Eastern Regional Medical Center
Georgia was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. To treat it, she underwent a mastectomy of her right breast, reconstructive surgery, and chemotherapy. In 2001 she was diagnosed with a new cancer in the left breast.
Jack, 68, USA
Taipei Medical University Wan Fang Hospital | Taiwan
As a 68 year old retiree, the high cost made [knee] surgery unaffordable. Jack looked for options outside the US and found <a href="/node/1032">Taipei Medical University Wan Fang Hospital</a>, a JCI-accredited teaching hospital affiliated with Taipei Medical University.
Clínica Vitro, Mexico
At age 64, Marty noticed she had become increasingly sedentary over the years. Climbing the stairs, taking a walk, or even plucking a weed in the garden was beyond her capabilities.